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  • Kiwi Rotorua


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About Te Puia | NZMACI

Immerse yourself in the living spirit of Māori culture as you explore Pohutu Geyser, boiling mud pools, native bush, kiwi and Māori cultural performances at Rotorua’s Te Puia | New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. This unique framework was established under an Act of Parliament in 1963 to ensure the sustainability and protection of Māori culture and the geothermal environment.

General Information

  • Geothermal Valley
  • Geothermal valley at Te Puia, Rotorua attraction

Background information

Find out about the history of New Zealand’s Maori people and discover how the Mt Tarawera eruption also contributed to guiding in the Valley.

  • Te Whakarewarewa history

Story ideas

To help spark the imagination, we have details on a few unique story angles about Te Puia | NZMACI you might find inspirational.

  • Tuku Iho kapa haka group

Tuku Iho | Living Legacy

An exhibition of time-honoured Māori artworks, Tuko Iho | Living Legacy features more than 80 pieces of art using wood, bone, stone and flax mediums, handcrafted by students and teachers at New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI).

  • Tiki Ahua

Tiki Āhua

Contemporary Māori culture comes to life through Tiki Āhua – an annual fashion, design, music and dance extravaganza through the hallowed mist and steam of Te Whakarewarewa Valley, at Rotorua’s Te Puia.


  • Maori performance at Maori Village Rotorua


Do you need a picture of Pohutu Geyser erupting, the carving and weaving schools or a Maori cultural performance? You’ll find these images and many more for download to help tell the story of Te Puia | NZMACI.

Quick Facts

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Quick Facts

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  • Maori wood carving, Rotorua attraction


Here are some of the frequently asked questions we receive.

  • Maori experience, Maori Village Rotorua

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The Te Puia | NZMACI team is on hand to help you with facts, story ideas, information and imagery for your visit. We can organise relevant interview talent, book you a space on the tour and give you the inside scoop.

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